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1. (Plants) a twining leguminous plant, Dolichos lablab (or Lablab niger), of tropical Africa but widely cultivated
2. (Plants) the edible pod or bean of this plant
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Noun1.lablab - one species: hyacinth beanLablab - one species: hyacinth bean    
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
bonavist, Dolichos lablab, Egyptian bean, hyacinth bean, Lablab purpureus, Indian bean - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
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He said most of the attacks took place in Maar, Tongedol and Lablab villages of Koch county at 6:00am on Friday morning, adding that the government had been coordinating multiple attacks on Leer, Koch and Nhialdiu payam of Rubkotna county, respectively.
For example, nitrogen-fixing Dolichns lablab requires non-saline conditions (Land and Water Australia 2006), whereas wheat (Triticum sp.
Based on product types, the forage seed market is categorized into alfalfa, clover, chicory, ryegrass, lablab, and fescue among others.
cotton (Gossypium barbadense), castor bean (Ricinus communis), lablab (Dilochis lablab), maize (Zea mays), and okra (Hibiscus esculentus).
For example, it has been shown that most farmers would prefer to use raw Lablab purpureus (lablab beans) to feed chicken in order to eliminate the cost of transporting the raw beans to the processor and back to the farm as well as trying to avoid the processing and other handling costs involved [44].
Seeds with hard shells are better soaked for a few hours before sowing -- broad beans, wisteria and lablab come to mind here.
In a cow preference study (Horadagoda, 2009), cows grazed soybean for a significantly greater time (approximately 70%) than alternative forages such as cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) and lablab (Lablab purpureus).
Try some of these: Appaloosa (black and white striped), cranberry or Christmas beans (green and red striped), calypso (bright red), Tongues of Fire (brilliant crimson), yellow split peas, baby limas (very small, very white), Great Northern (very white, very mealy), lablab or hyacinth (crimson, black or brown), or caviar lentils (black lentils).
Megacopta cribraria, commonly known as the lablab or kudzu bug, is an invasive pest to many economically important legumes in the Southeastern United States including Glycine max (soybeans).
villosa, Lablab purpureus, Lathyrus tuberosus, Rhodotypos scandens, multiple species of Rubus spp.
Molecular diversity and phylogeny of rhizobia associated with Lablab purpureus (Linn.